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La Cantina

17-19 Alforde Street, Widnes WA8 7TR, England
+44 151 541 9980
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (13 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
“calamari” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, British, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17-19 Alforde Street, Widnes WA8 7TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food excellent never had a bad meal in the many times I've dined here. Prices are great also great menu choice. Ideal for mid week date night. Staff are excellent.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a large group so always a challenge. Food was ok in fact certain things were ok - such as generous portions of salmon. Other courses not so good - calamari was under seasoned and Creme brûlée stodgy. Service was good though and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anner496
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

visited la cantina last night excellent food and sevice. Carlos puts his heart and soul into running a first class restaurant. there a good atsmothere from his staff they like a family working together

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for 24 of us for my son's 18th , we had 3 baby's in our party an my nephew in his wheelchair an the staff made sure our table was perfect an easy to access , the service an food was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vicky E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great here all freshly prepared and hot. Pleasant surroundings although the tables are very uniform. Would certainly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marion A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place just blew my mind and I cannot believe I've never been there before. we arrived before 7pm so had the early bird and it was perfect- portions were huge and the food was delicious. I am looking forward to going back and getting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Louise N
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for a family meal as I always do when visiting my daughter. It's staff are very welcoming and friendly. The food as always was outstanding. Highly recommend a visit to this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julia L
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Early menu is very reasonably priced and lots of choice. Really enjoyed our meals and staff were very friendly. Will definitely be visiting again. Hidden gem.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank N2673TKsarahj
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The service was excellent. The staff were friendly and courteous and really good with the children. We would recommend this restaurant to everyone, young and old. The quality and quantity of food was very good.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

La Cantina is a restaurant not to be missed. They have an excellent selection of superbly cooked meals for all tastes. Cooked freshly in their open kitchen. The meat dishes are cooked to your specification. The lamb joint is highly recommended and not to be...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank davidglinos
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15 September 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Christmas Day £54.95 Children £27.50. Don’t know timings.
Paula W
6 August 2018|
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Response from Nina B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think that it's reasonable for the quality of food on offer - remember you get what you pay for. Look up the menu on line and decide if this restaurant is for you - I personally really enjoyed my meal there.
29 March 2018|
Response from Jesswinders | Reviewed this property |
I think it starts around 4/5pm and finishes at 7pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Alforde Street, Widnes WA8 7TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Widnes
  • Phone Number: +44 151 541 9980
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